The Creation of the Duluth Canal

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In the spring of 1871, the steam dredge Ishpeming finished cutting a canal through Minnesota Point, opening Duluth's inner harbor to ship traffic. 150-years later, the canal remains a focal point for industry and tourism in the Twin Ports.

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